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Story & photo by Rebecca Sontag The victor will thus be dressed in white, and I will never erase his name from the book of life but will acknowledge his name in the presence of my Father and of his angels.” (Revelation 3:5) Caregiving is hard. It is heavy lifting

Yes, you are a burden. We are all burdens, including Fr. Mike, but we are burdens worth carrying. Many of us choose to deal with our problems on our own because we don’t want to bring our mess into other people’s lives. To learn more, watch Fr. Mike’s video:

An Ursuline sister who was one of my early teachers said of God, “Remember the teacher is always silent during the test.” One year ago, my wife slipped and broke her femur. Complicating the matter: We were in Indianapolis. When you have a medical emergency in a strange city, you

Walt Schaefer poses for a photo with Teresa Nichols, a member of the Caring Like Karen Committee. (Courtesy Photo)
By Erin Schurenberg Inspired by caregiver Karen Mason, Patti Alderson founded the “Caring Like Karen” awards in 2012, with six categories of honor, each recognizing an outstanding caregiver who emulates the love and patience Mason showed in her lifetime. Mason came to care for Alderson’s elderly mother after losing her

Loving daughter shares experiences as caregiver By Eileen Connelly, OSU “I’m a nurse, not a writer,” said Amy Neuzil. Yet Neuzil has used her medical background and personal experience to pen a candid and compassionate book, “Becoming an Alzheimer’s Caregiver: What I Learned from Caring for My Mom” (Prospect Press,

Caregivers need moral support, stress relief, resources and networking. Spend the morning with experts that will help both family and professional caregivers. Lunch provided; CEUs available for professionals; information from co-sponors available from 8:30 – 9 a.m. and during lunch. Talks include: Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio: “Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious